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Taylor, Peter. Brits: The War against the IRA. London: Bloomsbury, 2001.

From publisher: The author, a BBC documentary producer, "details the more controversial incidents in the record of the security and intelligence agencies."


Taylor, Peter. Stalker: The Search for the Truth. London: Faber & Faber, 1987.

Jeffrey, I&NS 3.2, says that Taylor provides "a thoughtful discussion about intelligence problems in a situation such as exists in Northern Ireland." See also, Frank Stalker, Stalker (1988) and Frank Doherty, The Stalker Affair (1986).


Taylor, Philip M. British Propaganda in the Twentieth Century: Selling Democracy. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999. 2001. [pb]

From "Preface": The articles brought togather here "purport to constitute a coherent analysis of Britain's development of its overseas information services and, to a lesser extent, its domestic propaganda, from their origins during the First World War to the present day."


Taylor, Philip M. "The Foreign Office and British Propaganda during the First World War." Historical Journal 23, no. 4 (Dec. 1980): 875-898.

Calder: "A detailed discussion of organizational politics associated with the Foreign Office role in the propaganda administration."


Taylor, Philip M. Munitions of the Mind: A History of Propaganda from the Ancient World to the Present Era. Somerset, UK: Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1990. 3d ed. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003. [pb]

From advertisement: This work "traces how propaganda has formed part of the fabric of conflict since the dawn of warfare, and how in its broadest definition it has also been part of a process of persuasion at the heart of human communication.... This third edition has been revised and expanded to include a new preface, new chapters on the 1991 Gulf War, information age conflict in the post-Cold War era, and the world after the terrorist attacks of September 11."


Taylor, Philip M. "Propaganda and the Web War" The World Today 55, no. 6 (30 Jun. 1999): 10-12.

[CA/PsyOps; GenPostwar/InfoWar]

Taylor, Robert W. "Terrorism and Intelligence." Defense Analysis 3, no. 2 (Jun. 1987): 165-176.


Taylor, Rufus L. [VADM/USN]

Taylor held several significant positions, including Director, Naval Intelligence, 1963-1966; Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency, 1966; and Deputy Director, Central Intelligence Agency, 1966-1969.

1. "Command and the Intelligence Process." U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 86, no. 8 (Aug. 1960): 27-39.

2. "The Importance of Intelligence to the Nation and the Navy." Navy 9 (Sep. 1966): 18-23. [Calder]

3. "An Oral History: Remembrances of VADM Rufus L. Taylor." Naval Intelligence Professionals Quarterly 6, no. 2 (Spring 1990): 1-6.



Taylor, Stan A., and David Goldman. "Intelligence Reform: Will More Agencies, Money, and Personnel Help?" Intelligence and National Security 19, no. 3 (Autumn 2004): 416-435.

"Virtually every past 'intelligence failure' has led to reforms that have resulted in more, not fewer, sub-organizations to coordinate.... [T]he allure of restructuring is always greater than the reality.... [T]he history of intelligence suggests that neither size nor money correlate with success.... It is unlikely that vast amount of new money, more personnel, and newly created intelligence agencies will help significantly."


Taylor, Stan A., and Theodore J. Ralston. "The Role of Intelligence in Crisis Management." In Avoiding War: Problems of Crisis Management, ed. Alexander L. George, 395-412. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1991.


Taylor, Stan A., and Daniel Snow. "Cold War Spies: Why They Spied and How They Got Caught." Intelligence and National Security 12, no. 2 (Apr. 1997): 101-125.

Taylor, Stan A., ed. "Special Issue on Spying in Film and Fiction." Intelligence and National Security 23, no. 1 (Feb. 2008): entire issue.


Taylor, Stuart, Jr. "Save Some Blame for Courts that Created the 'Wall.'" National Journal, 17 Apr. 2004, 1161-1162.

The "wall" of the article's title is "the thicket of legal rules restricting coordination between intelligence agents and criminal investigators.... The wall was one of many pre-PATRIOT Act surveillance rules adopted during the post-Nixon, post-J. Edgar Hoover era.... These rules were not responsible for all, or even most, of the government failures that left us exposed to 9/11. But they do help explain some of those failures."


Taylor, Telford, Roger Hilsman, Frederick A.O. Schwartz, Fr., and Paul C. Warnke. "The Crisis in Intelligence Gathering," Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems 12, no. 4 (Fall 1976): 451-487.

Calder: "Panel [d]iscussion of the cures for intelligence excesses or perceived excesses."


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